Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the oil and gas, power, financial services, technology and public finance industries throughout the world.
Our industry focus enables us to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the commercial, legal and regulatory challenges faced by our clients so that we can provide the most effective legal solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.
The firm has developed highly regarded concentrations in specific industries and disciplines. These include:
Bracewell delivers sophisticated legal, regulatory and transactional guidance to clients engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy as well as clients engaged in the exploration, production and delivery of traditional and alternative fuels, throughout the U.S., Latin America, Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Bracewell’s environmental strategies group helps senior corporate leaders address major environmental and energy issues such as climate change and air quality, through legislative advocacy, regulatory counseling, corporate governance and litigation.
Banks and Financial Institutions
Bracewell represents leading community, national and foreign financial institutions in commercial credit transactions, entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, S-corporation conversions, IPOs, regulatory compliance and broker-dealer matters.
Bracewell’s experienced attorneys represent domestic and multinational debtors, creditors, committees, purchasers and Chapter 11 trustees in formal bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court workouts, loan restructurings and purchases of distressed assets.
Private Investment Funds
Bracewell provides timely, balanced advice to private investment funds and their portfolio companies on fund formation, regulatory compliance, trading and regulated transactions, investments, acquisitions, special situations and risk management.
White Collar Criminal Defense
Bracewell’s team of experienced former prosecutors helps clients conduct internal inquiries, prevent potentially illegal conduct, address compliance and governance issues, respond to regulatory inquiries, and defend against law-enforcement actions.
Bracewell & Giuliani helps clients develop, protect and deploy innovative technologies in telecommunications, electronics, Internet and e-commerce, software, interactive entertainment, energy, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and other industries around the world.
Honors and Awards
Bracewell has been recognized by local and national organizations for making diversity and inclusion an integral part of our work environment. We believe the various awards and elected positions our attorneys have been recognized with is testament to our dedication to inclusion as a firm as well as our attorneys' commitment to promote inclusion both within Bracewell and within the community.